19 days old

Project Manager

Chicago, IL 60606
  • Job Code
    578963

Department: TECHNOLOGY - WHQKG (WHQKG)


Location: Chicago, IL


Role Overview:



  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects within the information technology department.
  • Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project.
  • Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects.
  • Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project.
  • May require a bachelor's degree and at least 7 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks.
  • Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.


Senior PM will deliver impactful projects/programs as assigned, and serve as change agent driving adoption of PMLC (Project Management Life Cycle) across the organization.


-Responsible to provide direction, prioritization and structure to enable efficient implementation of assigned projects and initiatives.


-Responsible for directing the implementation of strategic planning, leading and directing all aspects of a major, diverse, and highly complex programs impacting the operation


-Owns hands-on delivery of programs


-Provides specialized technical aviation knowledge or equivalent, program management expertise, business acumen, and leadership skills to facilitate the identification and management of all interdependencies and areas of risk.


-Will adhere to the UA Program Management Life Cycle framework and all policy, procedure, guidelines as applicable.


-Lead and manage projects as assigned, both tactical and strategic


-Deliver high quality artifacts and outcome through all phases of PMLC including Envision, Design, Build, and Activate (EDBA) as needed to realize measurable business results


-Coach, guide, train project team members and other PMs on EDBA, PMLC and related artifacts and deliverables.


-Assist team members and research operational and performance data to provide statistics, trends, and reporting that inform leadership steering and decision-making, and as assigned


Requirements:



  • Undergraduate degree in business, technical, or aviation related discipline required
  • Experience managing multiple large, complex projects across multiple functions
  • Experience managing and mentoring project management staff
  • Proven expertise successfully managing business and technical resources under an integrated project plan to ensure the alignment of resources
  • Experience presenting, escalating, and providing solutions to senior leadership
  • Demonstrated experience delivering measurable business benefit through project execution
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and presentation skills. Able to communicate with and influence others at all levels of the organization to enact and embrace process changes that are not popular
  • Demonstrated proficiency in facilitating, delegating and motivating cross functional groups or activities
  • Exposure with change management/facilitation, enterprise communication and training
  • Highly organized, and the ability to multi-task competing priorities
  • Provide leadership, guidance, influence and mentoring for project teams
  • Experience with process/system mapping and analysis
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Provide leadership, guidance, influence and mentoring for project teams
  • Experience with process/system mapping and analysis
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Proven project management experience
  • Ability to manage business and technical resources with an integrated project plan
  • Experience presenting, escalating, and providing solutions to senior leadership
  • Experience working within SDLC/PMLC and a track record of delivery
  • Microsoft Suite -Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project proficiency
  • 7+ years? work experience
  • 5+ years managing projects
  • Demonstrated successful project delivery using fundamentals of PMBOK practices/methodologies
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
  • Has discretion in making tactical decisions; provides input on strategic decisions to management as required. Decisions and achievement of results could have a significant impact on the group?s overall performance. Effects could be long-lasting; expected to be creative to develop high-impact changes in processes or strategies


Preferred:



  • Advanced degree preferred
  • Project Management (PMI) Certification (Preferred)
  • Lean Six Sigma certification
  • Demonstrated successful execution using SDLC, PMLC, DMAIC or DFSS methodology
  • Very strong preference for candidate with Information Security experience, education and certification (e.g. CISM).
  • Very strong preference for candidate with Identity & Access Management experience.
  • Very strong preference for candidate with experience working in large organizations with highly complex systems and employees in many locations.

Categories

  • Information Technology

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